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Awesome Australia win maiden crown in sub-continent

Twelve long years and three editions later, the cricket World Cup left the shores of England to move to the sub-continent with India and Pakistan becoming the first co-hosts in 1987, that saw a new title sponsor and produced a new champion

Ross Taylor confident of not fizzling out before World Cup

Christchurch: Batsman Ross Taylor believes that the New Zealand management will protect the players from the risk of burnout. Taylor’s views Thursday comes just after country’s former skipper Martin Crowe had written in a column in espncricinfo.com that “fatigue” could dent their chances at the World Cup, as they would be playing almost non-stop cricket […]

Uruguay send Italy packing, Greece too reach last 16

The biting controversy involving Luis Suarez overshadowed Uruguay's passage into the World Cup second round at the expense of Italy, while Greece converted a penalty in added time to pull off a sensational win over Ivory Coast to reach the tournament's round of 16 for the first time

Dhoni keen to continue as skipper in all three formats

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not averse to the idea of continuing as the skipper of the the Indian cricket team in all the three formats, saying it would be unfair to burden a new player with the mantle of captaincy with just one year left for the World Cup